United States 1940 Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

The Gold Coins of San Francisco, Part V: “With Motto” Half...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Links to Earlier Parts: $1 Gold | $2.50 Quarter Eagle | $3 Gold | $5 No Motto...

Jim Bisognani: Will the 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagle Beat...

An instant “rarity” sets the market aflutter, but perfection has its price   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   In the early 1980s, many...

CoinWeek Podcast #123: Two Weeks in the Life & the 2019-S...

 CoinWeek Podcast #123: Two Weeks in the Life and the 2019-S Reverse Proof Double Eagle Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading...

The Coin Analyst: Chief Engraver Joseph Menna and the U.S. Mint’s...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   On February 4, 2019, U.S. Mint Director David J. Ryder appointed Joseph Menna – a New Jersey-raised artist and...

Douglas Winter Numismatics Buys 1838-O Half Dollar for $504,000

Douglas Winter Numismatics (DWN), a rare coin dealership based in Portland, Oregon, was the buyer of a very rare 1838-O half dollar graded SP63...

US Gold Coins of the 2010s: A Golden Decade For Collectors?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   As 2019 winds down, so, too, does the decade of the 2010s. It was a colorful period for the...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Guptas

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   IN INDIA'S LONG HISTORY, the Gupta Empire (c. 319 – 550 CE) is remembered as a golden age of...

United States 1860 Seated Liberty Dime

Description: The Seated Liberty (or Liberty Seated) dime debuted in 1837 and underwent a number of design modifications over the course of its 54-year run....

Visit to the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian

National Numismatic Collection Visit by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the curator of the National Numismatic Collection (NNC) Dr. Ellen...

2019 American Eagle 1oz Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Coin on Sale...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Coin (product code 19XE) on...

A Busy Week: Smithsonian Event and Stack’s Bowers Whitman Auction Lots...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   It's shaping up to be a very busy week for numismatics and, weather permitting (sleet is currently coming down...

CoinWeek IQ – From Half Disme to Half Dime

From Half Disme to Half Dime By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek ..... Quite a few denominations have been introduced and retired throughout our history, and...

CoinWeek Video: Jeff Garrett and the Great Southern Treasury Hoard of...

By CoinWeek .....     Near the beginning of last month, CoinWeek traveled to NGC headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, to get a first look at the Great...

CoinWeek Podcast #122: Lianna Spurrier on Becoming a Professional Numismatist

 CoinWeek Podcast #122: Lianna Spurrier on Becoming a Professional Numismatist Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October...

In addition to realizing newsworthy premiums in public auctions in Dallas and New Orleans, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in various public internet...

New American Gold, Silver Eagle Reverses Coming in 2021

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint has announced new reverse designs will be coming to the popular American Silver Eagle (ASE)...

Jeff Garrett: The Future of Coin Conventions

Collector camaraderie keeps coin shows going strong   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   During my tenure as a member of the Board of...

NGC Ancients – Bridges on Roman Coins

A number of Roman coins depict bridges, although not always exact likenesses   Bridges on Roman Coins by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   As engineers and architects,...

United States 1977 Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Besides removing silver from the quarter and the dime, the Coinage Act of 1965 also mandated that no new silver dollars could be coined...

The Coin Analyst: Mexican Libertad Series Surprises Again

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As Pat Stovall, a longtime dealer in Mexican coins and the stepson of the late "Dean of American Experts...

CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory

 CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Barbara Gregory, the...

Doug Winter: One Bad Apple or Auction Price, Doesn’t Spoil the...

Or, Why One Bad Auction Price Result Shouldn't Take Down Price Levels on Specific Coins   Bad Auction Price Result Shouldn't Take Down Price Levels By...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Visigoths in Spain

Visigoths in Spain by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...he history of the Visigothic kingdom is one long struggle between the nobility and the monarchy....

Stack’s Bowers 2019 Baltimore Sale – The CoinWeek Preview

Stack's Bowers Baltimore Sale Preview by Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   At the 2019 Whitman Expo in Baltimore, Maryland, Stack’s Bowers will be auctioning a...

Stack’s Bowers October Collectors Choice Online Auction of World and Ancient...

Collectors Choice Auction By Stack's Bowers Galleries ...... The October 2019 Collectors Choice Auction is now online! Check out StacksBowers.com to view over 1,800 lots...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Draped Bust Dollars

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In a discussion at the 2019 Dayton EAC Convention on counterfeits, we talked of three "families"...

Jeff Garrett: Toned Coins – A Matter of Taste

Attractively toned coins continue to be one of the most enigmatic segments of the rare coin market   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)...

Five Highlights From the Legend Rare Coins Regency Exclusively Legend Auction

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coins will soon be offering an extraordinary array of coins in its upcoming Regency Exclusively Legend Auction,...

United States 1973 Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...